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by Shea, Robert; Wilson, Robert Anton, 1932-
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The eye in the pyramid -- The golden apple -- Leviathan
Topics: Science Fiction - General, Sale Books, Science Fiction, Fiction - Science Fiction, Science fiction,...
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by Shea, Robert; Wilson, Robert Anton, 1932-2007
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In 3 vols
Topics: Fiction in English, Fiction in English, 1900- Texts
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by Deighton, Len, 1929-
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by Len Deighton
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Topics: Non-Classifiable, Nonfiction - General
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Idiocracy is a 2006 American satirical science fiction comedy film directed by Mike Judge and starring Luke Wilson , Maya Rudolph , Dax Shepard , and Terry Crews . The film tells the story of two people who take part in a top-secret military hibernation experiment, only to awaken 500 years later in a dystopian society where advertising , commercialism , and cultural anti-intellectualism have run rampant and that is devoid of intellectual curiosity , social responsibility , and coherent notions...
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Topic: Idiocracy
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by Jackson, Shirley, 1916-1965
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Originally published in 1959 by Viking, under the title: The Haunting of Hill House
Topics: Haunted houses, Haunted houses
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by Shirley Jackson
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The Haunting of Hill House
Topics: The Haunting of Hill House is a 1959 gothic horror novel by American author Shirley Jackson. A...
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by Jackson, Shirley
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Topic: Haunted houses -- Fiction.
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by Faust, Christa; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Murder, Sex-oriented businesses, Motion picture actors and actresses
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by Katz, Robert, 1933-2010
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At noon, on October 25, the Transcontinental Express left Geneva Station with almost a thousand people aboard. Their destination: Basel, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, and Stockholm. A thrilling adventure ensues as top-secret American military authorities struggle to thwart a highly contagious bacteria carried by one of the train's passengers
Topics: Non-Classifiable, Nonfiction - General, Biological weapons
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by Carlotto, Massimo, 1956-
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Topics: Buratti, Marco (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Organized crime, Kidnapping, Drug...
In 1963 he released an exploitation film so violent it caused mass panic among filmgoers and critics. No in-depth information has previously been published on him. He initiated the violent horror genre which is so popular today. Many of the negatives and promotional materials for his films have been presumed lost since the early 70s. Posters, still photographs and other memorabilia from his films are so rare that, when available, they sell for astronomical sums. Today, most of his films are...
Topics: Movies, Film, Cinema, Gore, Horror
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Portrays the lives of Jesse James and the man who killed him
Topics: Outlaws, Ford, Robert, 1862-1892, James, Jesse, 1847-1882
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A fictionalized portrait of the legendary outlaw Jesse James, his violent career, and his murderer, Robert Ford, in an epic tale of the Old West
Topics: American Western Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Western, Westerns - General, Fiction / General,...
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by Le Carré, John, 1931-
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Topics: Intelligence service, Intelligence service
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by Le Carre, John, 1931- pseud
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Focuses on a former military espionage department in London and its attempts to train an agent for a mission in East Germany
Topic: Spies-Fiction
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by Le Carré, John, 1931-
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Firstpublished London: Heinemann Ltd, 1965
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by Goldman, William, 1931-
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by Sheckley, Robert, 1928-2005
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"A Tor Book."
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by Spike, Paul, 1947-
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"A Signet book."
Topic: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
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by Trevanian
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A godforsaken town. A young, eager to please stranger carrying a homemade shotgun and a staggering secret. And a madman escaped from the Territorial Prison at Laramie, cutting a swath of sadistic violence with two killers at his side
Topic: Frontier and pioneer life
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by Heinrich, Willi, 1920-
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Mailer, Norman
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In what is arguably his greatest book--written in 1979 and reissued here in trade paperback--America's most heroically ambitious writer follows the short, blighted career of Gary Gilmore, an intractably violent product of America's prisons who---after robbing two men and killing them in cold blood--insisted on dying for his crime
Topics: Gilmore, Gary, Gilmore, Gary
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by Mailer, Norman
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Re-creates the crime, trial and events leading to the execution of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore, who requested the death sentence
Topics: Gilmore, Gary, Gilmore, Gary, Death row inmates
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by Mailer, Norman, 1923-
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by Mailer, Norman
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Re-creates the crime, trial and events leading to the execution of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore, who requested the death sentence
Topics: Gilmore, Gary, Gilmore, Gary, Death row inmates
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by Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995
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The talented Mr. Ripley - Ripley under ground -- Ripley's game
Topics: Ripley, Tom (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories, American, Serial murderers,...
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by Highsmith, Patricia
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Topics: Ripley, Tom (Fictitious character), Criminals, Criminals, Ripley, Tom (Fictitious character)
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by Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995
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Originally published: London : Cresset Press, 1957
Topics: Fiction in English, Fiction in English, 1900- Texts
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by Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995
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Originally published: London : Cresset, 1957
Topics: Ripley, Tom (Fictitious character), Suspense fiction, Suspense fiction, Ripley, Tom (Fictitious...
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by Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995
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Topic: Voyeurism
Folkscanomy: Books on Film and Cinema
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Your video store is out of every new release you had any interest in renting? Fear not. Video Trash & Treasures is about to take you on a reconnaissance mission into the Video Unknown. Listing more than 500 movies that fill your local video store's shelves, arranged into 26 outrageous "Film Festivals" devoted to your favorite Aliens, Zombies, Mutants and Monsters Apocalyptic Adventures and Epics of Pecs and Flex Cheesy Trash and Classic Sleaze as well as buried treasures of small...
Topics: Movies, Film, Video, Trash, Sleaze
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by Collins, Max Allan
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"A Hard Case Crime novel."
Topics: Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled, Fiction, Fiction - Mystery/ Detective, Mystery/Suspense,...
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by Collins, Max Allan; Locher, Dick, 1929-
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Topic: Gould, Chester
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by Collins, Max Allan; Gould, Chester. Dick Tracy; Cash, Jim; Epps, Jack; Goldman, Bo; Beatty, Warren, 1937-
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Topics: Tracy, Dick (Fictitious character), Police, English fiction, United States
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by Mankell, Henning, 1948-2015; Murray, Steven T. trl
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Originally published by Ordfront Forlag, Stockholm, 1991
Topics: Wallander, Kurt (Fictitious character), Police, Detective and mystery stories, Detective and...
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by Mankell, Henning, 1948-
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Originally published: [Stockholm] : Ordfront, c1991
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Perma.cc archive of https://www.criminalelement.com/blogs/2014/09/lost-classics-of-noir-build-my-gallows-high-by-geoffrey-homes-brian-greene created on 2018-03-11 16:42:33+00:00.
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263 pages ; 22 cm
Topics: Mexico -- Fiction, Mexico
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by Sale, Richard, 1911-
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Bibliography: p. 249-253
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by O'Brien, John, 1960-
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Mode of access: Internet
Topics: Prostitutes, Alcoholics
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by Littlejohn, David, 1937-
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Includes index
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by Gary Sleeper
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Topics: True Crime, Organized crime, Crime And Criminals, Biography / Autobiography, Murder - General, True...
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by Doug J. Swanson
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Topics: Flippo, Jack (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Private investigators -- Texas -- Dallas --...
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by Maxim, John R
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Attempting to live a normal life after retiring from her career as a professional assassin, Elizabeth Stride finds her life threatened by the ruthless Artemus Bourne, a situation that prompts the return of Paul Bannerman
Topics: Bannerman, Paul (Fictitious character), Undercover operations, Retirees
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by Maxim, John R; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topic: Bannerman, Paul (Fictitious character)
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by John R. Maxim
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Topic: Bannerman, Paul (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
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by Maxim, John R
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Topic: Bannerman, Paul (Fictitious character)
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by Lehane, Dennis
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Topics: Psychiatric hospital patients, Brainwashing, Drug testing, Eugenics, Islands
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by Lehane, Dennis
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Originally published: New York : Morrow, 2003
Topics: United States marshals, Psychiatric hospital patients, Brainwashing, Drug testing, Eugenics, Islands
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by Lehane, Dennis
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First published: New York : Morrow, 2003
Topics: United States marshals, Psychiatric hospital patients, Brainwashing, Drug testing, Eugenics, Islands
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by Lehane, Dennis
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Includes excerpts from other Lehane novels (p. [370]-385)
Topics: United States marshals, Psychiatric hospital patients, Brainwashing, Drug testing, Eugenics, Islands
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by Lehane, Dennis
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Topics: Police, Male friendship
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by Lehane, Dennis
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When they were children, Sean Devine, Jimmy Marcus, and Dave Boyle were friends. But then a strange car pulled up to their street. One boy got into the car, two did not, and something terrible happened -- something that ended their friendship and changed all three boys forever. Twenty-five years later, Sean is a homicide detective. Jimmy is an ex-con who owns a corner store. And Dave is trying to hold his marriage together and keep his demons at bay -- demons that urge him to do terrible...
Topics: Police, Male friendship
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by Lehane, Dennis
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The past comes back to haunt three men who shared a friendship as children when Sean Devine, now a policeman, is assigned to investigate the murder of Jimmy Marcus's teenager daughter, a crime the third member of their group, Dave Boyle, is suspected of committing
Topics: Friendship in children, Police, Murder, Large type books, Friendship in children, Large type books,...
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by Selby, Hubert
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by Selby, Hubert
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The decadence and violence of the urban streets is graphically portrayed in this novel set in a post-WWII Brooklyn slum
Topic: Obsessive-compulsive disorder
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by Selby, Hubert
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"A Black Cat book."
Topics: City and town life, Social isolation, City and town life, Social isolation
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Topics: Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism., American fiction -- 20th century...
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by Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010
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The Godwulf manuscript -- Mortal stakes -- Promised land
Topics: Spenser (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Detective and mystery stories, American
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by Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010; Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010 Godwulf manuscript; Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010 God save the child; Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010 Mortal stakes
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The Godwulf manuscript -- God save the child -- Mortal stakes
Topics: Spenser (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Detective and mystery stories, American
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by Parker, Robert B., 1932-
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by Wambaugh, Joseph
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"A Dell book."
Topics: Hettinger, Karl, Campbell, Ian James, 1931-1963, Powell, Gregory Ulas, Smith, Jimmy Lee, Murder
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by Browne, Gerald A
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Book Club edition
Topics: Robbery, Diamond industry and trade
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by Browne, Gerald A
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"Reprinted by arrangement with Arbor House Publishing Co., Inc."
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by Browne, Gerald A
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310 pages ; 18 cm
Topic: None
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by Powers, Kevin
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In the midst of a bloody battle in the Iraq War, two soldiers, bound together since basic training, do everything to protect each other from both outside enemies and the internal struggles that come from constant danger
Topics: Iraq War (2003-2011), Soldiers, Iraq War, 2003-2011, Soldiers, Soldiers, Iraq War, 2003-2011,...
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by Kevin Powers
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Topics: Soldiers, Iraq War, 2003-2011, Fiction
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by Miller, Wade/ Wade, Bob (INT)
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The Pulp Magazine Archive
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Dime Detective Magazine [v57 #1, May 1948] (Popular Publications, Inc., 15¢, pulp, cover by Norman Saunders) 6 · The June Thrill Docket · Anon. · ms 8 · Dicks Die Hard · Frederick C. Davis · na 29 · Doc Pierce’s Corny Caper [ Doc Pierce ] · Richard Dermody · ss 37 · Hearse for a Husband · Don James · ss 46 · That’s Murder for You · H. H. Stinson · nv 67 · The Reluctant Corpse · Wyatt Blassingame · ss 73 · Ready for the Rackets · [The Readers] · lc 76 · No Haven for...
Topics: Dime Detective, pulp, crime, magazine, short stories, 1948
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by Hitchens, Dolores, 1907-1973
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Topics: Crime & mystery, English fiction, United States
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
by Thomas-Hicks, Molly; Cunningham, Sarah Bainter; National Endowment for the Arts; Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.); Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
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"The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. The NEA presents The Big Read in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and in cooperation with Arts Midwest"--P. 4 of cover
Topic: Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961
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by Charlie Stella
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Topics: Organized crime -- Fiction, Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Fiction
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by Walter Mosley
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Topics: Rawlins, Easy (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Private investigators -- California -- Los Angeles...
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by Mosley, Walter
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